Fanttik’s X8 takes the effort out of bicycle tyre inflation

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It might be slightly too big as a ride-on item, but for keeping in the support car, this is a handy bit of kit. (Photo: Aventon)
It might be slightly too big as a ride-on item, but for keeping in the support car, this is a handy bit of kit. (Photo: Aventon)

When your bicycle tyre fails, the humble hand pump humbles all. Trying to get enough pressure into a deflated tyre next to the road, can be both annoying and tiring.

For workshop duties, hand and floor pumps can become a chore, especially when trying to seat a new tyre. What if you could harness battery power, instead?

E-bike brand, Aventon, has partnered with battery pump manufacturer, Fanttik, to market a portable pump with lots of pressure. And it won’t give you any hand or forearm fatigue.

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You can set a specific inflation pressure, and let this pump do the work. (Photo: Aventon)

All the pressure

The Aventon Fanttik X8 Apex might be small, but it is potent. It features a battery-powered motor and takes a mere 20 seconds to inflate a bicycle tyre. That’s a much better job than you’d ever do with a hand pump.

How many bicycle tyres could you inflate with an Aventon Fanttik X8 Apex pump? The claim is for six, before a recharge is required. The Aventon Fanttik X8 Apex can run a peak pressure of 150 PSI. 

Beyond its convenience, the Aventon Fanttik X8 Apex’s other appeal, is accuracy. It can inflate within 1 PSI of a selected pre-set pressure. And as experienced riders know, when you are working on a spectrum of 15-30 PSI, for tyre pressure, even the slightest variance, makes a significant difference.

A battery-powered pump that inflates to within 1 PSI of accuracy, is a big win for consistently achieving and maintaining ideal tyre pressure and performance.

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